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AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinc rec swim closed 6/8/08

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Original post made by Jake on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 16, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christopher Hitchens Diagnosed: Esophageal Cancer Cancels Book Tour

Sad newshttp://www.postchronicle.com/news/entertainment/tittletattle/article_212310150.shtml He has been a resident of...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Wish him well, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: retail ordinance, water rates, pump station

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 6. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/03/public-agenda-retail-ordinance-water-rate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 19 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New wood-burning rules as winter Spare the Air season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season beginning Tuesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by john francisco, on Nov 3, 2016 at 11:34 pm | 21 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing of the IMC

June 14th 2010 To Rachel Metz...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park, Atherton want rail suit reopened

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 2637 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigration reform in dollars and cents

The Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan think tank, published a paper in March analyzing the 10-year...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Calliope Sunshine, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 2637 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Record-breaking warm weather expected Wednesday in Bay Area

Temperatures around the Bay Area will pick up drastically during the middle of the week, possibly breaking previous records,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 6, 2016 at 5:51 am | 4 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour de Menlo bike ride Saturday

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Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 14, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Town: A sense of place

Back in the early 1930s, an elderly white-haired man with a long, flowing white beard "like Santa Claus," used to sit on...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by William Warrior, on Dec 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

A closer look

On a Friday afternoon, the Palo Alto Art Center's galleries are lively with kids gazing at the art with big eyes. With the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Smith, on Jun 9, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Proposed massage rules overreach

It is welcome news that the city is now reconsidering a controversial portion of a revised ordinance governing massage centers...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deaths

St. Mike's original owner, Vernon Gates, dies Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15828...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Denise, on Feb 9, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 5 comments | 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge considering Buena Vista closure

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge is considering whether Palo Alto city officials were adequate in holding hearings...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Help me too, on Dec 25, 2016 at 9:19 am | 9 comments | 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Toward a mea culpa

It has taken two Palo Alto Board of Education elections and the replacement of four out of five trustees, a new Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by TIMOTHY, on Jan 27, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 5 comments | 2636 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women picked to win Pac-12 volleyball title

The Stanford women's volleyball team was tabbed the preseason favorite by a vote of Pac-12 coaches it was announced Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2636 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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